Discover the captivating ruins of the once-flourishing, ancient civilisation of Pompeii.

During your panoramic drive, gaze out at Mount Vesuvius – the active volcano which looms 15 miles south east of Naples, dominating the landscape.

Follow your local guide through the rocky ruins of Pompeii and hear the fascinating secrets of the city. See a selection of the buildings of this ancient city that were once used by the Greek and Roman population, and the poignant ‘plastered’ bodies of people who died here.

Find out about life in Pompeii and the disaster that ended it all, as well as the techniques used to painstakingly excavate this remarkable place.

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